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Sarah M. Eskridge

Sarah M. Eskridge, 53, of rural Cuba, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Sunday September 3, 2023 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born May 17, 1970 at Carthage; the daughter of French and Dorothy (Neally) Mowrer. She married Ralph Eskridge on March 16, 2019 at Las Vegas, NV. He survives with her mother, Dorothy Mowrer of Lewistown, four children, Grace (Jarrod Smith) Lafary of Canton, Donald (Sydney Bowcott) Eskridge of Wee-Ma-Tuk, Stephen Eskridge of Canton, and William Eskridge of Tacoma, WA, two grandson, Brantley Robert Bair, and Jacob Robert Eskridge, and two very close friends, Kelly Freeman, and Susan Kelso. She was preceded in death by her father. Sarah worked at the Hancock County Court House in Carthage and later worked at the Fulton County Court House in the States Attorney Office for over 20 years. She loved being a farm wife and riding in tractors and semis. She loved being with family and friends and especially being a Memaw. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday September 9 at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown, where visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. Pastor Mike Arnett will officiate and burial will be at Fiatt Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Illinois Cancer Center in Peoria. To view Sarah’s life tribute video or to send condolences visit

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